Western Mountains and High Plains

February, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Roses for Your Valentine

National News

It will be Valentine's Day soon, and what better gift to give a loved one than roses. But instead of spending lots of money on cut flowers that will wither in a week’s time, why not treat your...

Sweet Raisin Cherry Tomato

Cherry tomatoes are a popular summer garden vegetable and a favorite with kids. There are many varieties available, such as 'Sungold' and 'Super Sweet 100', that tout a high sugar content. They...

New Environmentally Friendly Slow-Release Fertilizer

Fertilizers are added to lawns and gardens across the country at alarming rates. While they may be necessary for plant growth, excess fertilizer runs off into streams, rivers, and waterways,...

2010 Garden Trends

It's a new decade and new trends are sprouting up everywhere. Gardening is no exception! Each year, the Garden Media Group polls professionals in the lawn and garden industry to see what they...

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In the Garden


Growing Herbs Indoors

Have you ever wanted a fresh sprig of rosemary to garnish a roasting chicken? Maybe some fresh mint leaves to top off your tea or garnish a dessert? It is possible to have fresh herbs after a trip to the market, but wouldn't it be nice to go to the...
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Favorite or New Plant

Woolly Thyme If you're faced with retrofitting your landscape with less thirsty plants, include woolly thyme...

Clever Gardening Technique

Yellow Sticky Insect Traps Bothered by tiny flying black gnats around your houseplants or newly emerging seedlings? Here's a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Sterilize Old Containers
  • Keep Watch for Indoor Pests
  • Water Houseplants Carefully
  • Avoid the Urge to Prune Grapevines
  • Create a Living Gift Basket

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